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economies, plural;
  1. (of a product) Offering the best value for the money
    • - an economy pack
  2. Designed to be economical to use
    • - an economy car
  1. The wealth and resources of a country or region, esp. in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services

  2. A particular system or stage of an economy
    • - a free-market economy
    • - the less-developed economies
  3. Careful management of available resources
    • - even heat distribution and fuel economy
  4. Sparing or careful use of something
    • - economy of words
  5. A financial saving
    • - there were many economies to be made by giving up our offices in Manhattan
  6. The cheapest class of air or rail travel
    • - we flew economy

  1. the system of production and distribution and consumption
  2. the efficient use of resources; "economy of effort"
  3. frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; "the Scots are famous for their economy"
  4. an act of economizing; reduction in cost; "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"
  5. (economic) of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"
  6. (economic) financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
  7. In short, economia is discretionary deviation from the letter of the law in order to adhere to the spirit of the law and charity. This is in contrast to legalism, or akribia (Greek: ακριβεια)--strict adherence to the letter of the law of the church.
  8. Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, and manual for self reliance.
  9. (Economic (Cyclecar)) The Economic was a British three wheeled cyclecar made from 1919 to 1922 by Economic Motors of Wells Street, London, W1. It was, at £60, almost certainly the cheapest car on the British market at the time.
  10. (economical) Careful with money so as not to spend too much; prudent; thrifty; Relating to economy in any other sense
  11. (economic) pie The money available in the _economy.
  12. ( Economic) The economy of the United States depends heavily upon international trade for raw materials to support its industry, and for markets in which to sell its agricultural and manufactured goods. ...
  13. (Economic (ee-koh-NOM-ihk)) The point at which a pest infestation can longer be controlled while retaining profitability. OR. At which point a pest infestation becomes bad enough to begin negatively affecting the crop to the degree that it will diminish its saleability.
  14. (Economic) Absolute Poverty, GNP or GDP per capita
  15. (Economic) Ground level public transport (buses and street cars) are relatively inexpensive to build, maintain and to operate.
  16. (Economic) Spending or saving money
  17. (Economic) This deals with our ability to find out whether reuse will pay off financially. How does one create economic viability for software reuse? An example variable might be level of payment for creators of commercial parts repositories.
  18. (Economic) To make enough money to provide a profitable return.
  19. (Economic) Victory usually occurs after a player has amassed enough stuff. It is, in essence, a race to a victory point, with which one player can suddenly and unexpectedly emerge the victor. ...
  20. (Economic) Whether something can be produced profitably.
  21. (Economic) realization of a global common market, based on the freedom of exchange of goods and capital.
  22. (economic) democracy: elimination of property rights (socialism)
  23. (economic) involving the use of money, wealth, or finances
  24. (economic) social programs perform a range of economic functions, including e.g. the regulation of demand and structuring the labour market.
  25. Economic capital is synonymous with money or other investments and assets that can be converted into cash (e.g. real estate value or rent). Economic capital should not be confused with economic good, a product or service that can secure a price when sold.